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Celtics' Jayson Tatum, Readying For First Olympics, Inspired By COVID-19 Battle

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Jayson Tatum tested positive for COVID-19 in January, and the Boston Celtics star dealt with the effects of the virus even after he returned to the court. And as he prepares to represent the United States in the Tokyo Olympics, his experience during the pandemic isn't lost on him.
Tatum said his COVID-19 diagnosis helped shape the mindset he's bringing with him to his first Olympic appearance.
“I've learned to not take things for granted,” he said, per Taylor Snow of NBA.com. “I think in the climate of the last year and a half, just realizing that not everything is...
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